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  1. unstresst

    unstresst Thread Starter

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    ..Recieved a 'D' disk with pictures on it.

    The lable says the disk capacity is 700MB
    the pictures on it average 11 to 28KB in size.
    picking an average....say, 20KB....how many pics can one hope to store on this 700MB disk????
     
  2. moebius

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    700 X 1,024 = 716,800 MB>KB
    716,800 - 3072 = 713,728 File System Overhead
    713728 / 20 = 35,686.4 ~ 35,686

    SpaceKalk Plugin for Nero

    ud store 35000 files
     
  3. unstresst

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    I want to resize and crop some, and put them back on this disk
    ..Once I have a picture resized etc. and attempt to save it back to that disk
    ..Pop-ups tell me ..."JPG save error cant open file for writing: [file name]"
    ...What's this about?
    how can I get around it?
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    I have also tried saving a cropped, resized pic in bitmap format to this disk.
    ...Pop-up tells me the disk is full ..
    Lable says disk capacity:: 700MB
    This disk now has a total of 14 pictures on it which when totaled up together amounts to only 2500KB
    --- ----- ---
    ....How can disk be full with so little on it?
    ....what the heck is goin on anyhoo????
     
  4. kiwiguy

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    If the CD-R has been "Finalised" then no further data can be written to it. Its not like a Hard Drive, a normal CD-R can only be written to, not erased.

    If the CD has not been finalised, you can write another "session". Doing so will cause a significant loss of space each time, as all tables of contents are re-written in the space available, as are the changed files.

    The sessions may not all be visible until the session is closed.

    Its not the way CD-R are meant to be used, you should only burn them when editing is complete. Until then keep them on the HDD.

    CD-RW disks can be erased and re-recorded, but its also a messy operation, and they are not always readable on all drives.
     
  5. unstresst

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    ....O U C H ! ! !......
    ...[ *slinking off to sulk in a corner* ]
     
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